toggle

AAPL Stock: 122.99 ( -0.39 )

Printed from http://www.macnn.com

Contractors build life-sized mockup for Apple's future Campus 2

updated 02:35 pm EST, Mon January 27, 2014

Structure used to test look, methods, tolerances

Contractors have assembled a life-sized section mockup for Apple's upcoming Campus 2 complex in Cupertino, reports say. The structure can be seen at a parking lot at Tantau Avenue between Pruneridge and Vallco, just a short distance from the Campus 2 site. Submitted permit documents indicate that the mockup measures 9,000 square feet, and is meant to "test construction methods, tolerances and the visual appearance of precast concrete elements."

When segments are joined together, the completed building will have a ring shape, giving it its "spaceship" nickname. Campus 2 is still a long ways from completion, however. Apple is only now demolishing existing buildings on the site, and the first phase of construction is only due to finish by 2016.





by MacNN Staff

POST TOOLS:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

  1. Inkling

    Senior User

    Joined: 07-25-06

    I wonder if it'd be possible to pick that mockup when the design it finalized. It looks like it'd make a great little cafe. I wonder if iCafe is taken.

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

Follow us on Facebook

toggle

Most Popular

Advertisement

Recent Reviews

15-inch MacBook Pro with Force Touch

Apple's 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro continues to be a popular notebook with professional users and prosumers looking for the ultimate ...

Typo keyboard for iPad

Following numerous legal shenanigans between Typo -- a company founded in part by Ryan Seacrest -- and the clear object of his physica ...

Entry-level 27-inch Retina iMac

The 27-inch Apple iMac with 5K Retina display is already one of the best value-for-money Macs that Apple has ever released. It was som ...

toggle

Most Commented